A woman hitchhiking.
hitchhike definition by Webster's New World
intransitive verb hitchhiked, hitchhiking
to travel by asking for rides from motorists along the way
Origin: hitch plush hike
to get (a ride) or make (one's way) by hitchhiking
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- hitchhiker noun
hitchhike definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb hitch·hiked, hitch·hik·ing, hitch·hikes verb, intransitive
To travel by soliciting free rides along a road.verb, transitive
To solicit or get (a free ride) along a road.
- hitchˈhikeˌ noun
- hitchˈhikˌer noun